Restaurant talk: Korean food coming, Smoke Plano, meat wreaths

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The United States normalized relations with Cuba. D’Angelo released a new album. Oak Cliff is getting a Korean restaurant. Behold, the apocalypse is nigh. The owners of BB Bop, a Korean restaurant on Lower Greenville focusing on bibimbap, are opening a new location on West Davis near Tyler as soon as March, according to Teresa Gubbins at Culturemap. Husband-and-wife business partners Greg and Sandy Bussey live in Winnetka Heights. They run CBD Provisions and own BB Bop with their brother-in-law Steve Shin, who hinted that the Oak Cliff BB Bop might offer Korean fried chicken. The new location, at 828 W. Davis, has been vacant for many years and was the site of a pop-up bar three years ago.

Chef Blythe Beck’s four-month stint at the helm of Kitchen LTO, the permanent pop-up restaurant at Trinity Groves, is almost over, but she’s campaigning to keep the job for another four months. If her #keepblythe Facebook page receives 1,000 likes by Dec. 31, she supposedly gets to keep the gig.

Smoke’s new location in Plano opens next week, and it has a wood-burning hearth “for animals of all sizes.”

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Zoli’s is offering meat wreaths for Christmas. Feel free to send us one, please.

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Lucia’s two sous chefs, who appeared in the July Advocate and occasionally host pop-up dinners, are offering a fixed-price dinner on their day off, Monday, Dec. 29. The five-course dinner costs $150 and includes wine pairings. Call 214.948.4998 for reservations at 6 or 8:30 p.m.

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    I love my Mexican but so happy we are getting a restaurant that is affordable, ethnic, and yummy that is not Mexican! Thank you! Me and my hubby absolutely love this place!